Standup paddleboarding in Melbourne, FL

Standup Paddleboarding | Melbourne, FL

Water Activities in Melbourne, FL

If you’re looking for a Water Sports adventure , you’ve come to the right place. Melbourne is a recreational center for all things water and fun. It doesn’t matter if you’re an expert or a beginner, there are a variety of activities to choose from that will fit everyone in your group! If you’re looking for an exciting day head out to the water and rent a jet ski from the large selection at Haley’s rentals! Enjoy the freedom of renting a jet ski or boat and get ready to experience some of the best aquatic views. Beautiful aquatic scenery and riverside endeavors will impress you for your entire ride. Explore islands and the ocean watching, tubing, fishing, and skiing are just some of the opportunities you have from renting! Relax in a sailing yacht and enjoy scenic views while a professional sailor guides you on a journey of the sea.

Adventurous Melbourne Water Sports

If you’re more adventurous, you can sign up for sailing lessons with the same trusted company! Enjoy an experience closer to the water when you take one of the guided kayak tours and encounter nature first hand. Create connections to nature and wildlife during your kayak tour that will last a lifetime. Pick up a paddleboard and stroll through the waterways or learn to surf and catch some waves. Whichever way you choose to have fun on the water there’s one thing to know for sure, you’ll have fun. In addition to all of these exciting water activities Melbourne also offers rock climbing, golf, fishing, and much more! Some of the best golf courses in the state are located in this town and you’re invited to play like a champion. The adventure doesn’t have to end when you’re vacationing here!

Sebastian Inlet

Stretching over three miles of barrier island, Sebastian Inlet makes for great surfing, swimming, snorkeling and beachcombing. Boat launch facilities provide access to inshore and offshore fishing and diving, plus the two museums onsite highlight fascinating stores of local history. 

A family looking for sea shells and wildlife in the tide pool at the Sebastian Inlet State Park
321 Boat Rentals & Club

With the largest and most diverse selection of boats and Jet Ski rentals in Melbourne, visitors can indulge in the beautiful aquatic scenery and riverside endeavors. Whether you want to go dolphin watching, island exploring, tubing, fishing, or skiing, 321 Boat Rentals & Club has the right boat or jet ski for you.

A group of people hit the water on a rented boat from 321 Boat Rentals & Club in Melbourne, FL
Duran Golf Club

Experience championship golf at its finest at Duran Golf Club. Located in Viera, this former sod farm has quickly become a golfer's destination due to their Chip Powell designed course featuring a magnificent layout offering five sets of tees ranging from 5,309 to 7,151 yards.

One of the greens on the golf course at the Duran Golf Club in Viera, FL
SUP Eco Adventures

Beginners and professionals alike will enjoy nature from a unique perspective during a Stand-Up Paddle Board eco-tour. Florida’s Space Coast has an amazing array of wildlife including manatees, dolphins, turtles, countless fish, and many other birds and animals. 

A couple on rented standup paddle boards from SUP Eco Adventures in Melbourne, FL
At the Helm Sailing Charters

Sailing out of Melbourne, At the Helm Sailing is a great way to relax with someone special. Sail by day or during moonlight on a 32-foot sailing yacht.

Take a boat tour on a sailboat from At the Helm Sailing Charters in Melbourne, FL
On the Edge Rock Climbing

Whether you are a seasoned climber or brand-new to the sport, On the Edge Rock Climbing offers a fun and exciting environment where you can climb over 10,000 square feet.

Rock climbing at the On the Edge Rock Climbing in Melbourne, FL
Karen's Kayaks

Choose from four guided nature encounter kayak tours or plan your own. Tours specialize in small intimate groups to ensure a personal connection to nature, wildlife and encourage environmental awareness, respect and conservation.

Seeing a manatee on a kayak tour with Karen's Kayaks in Melbourne, FL
Hilton Melbourne Rialto

The Hilton Melbourne Rialto is located minutes from area beaches and the Orlando-Melbourne International Airport. Guests of this hotel will enjoy on-site tennis, basketball and swimming in the large all-weather pool and relaxing in the whirlpool.

The patio at the Hilton Melbourne Rialto
Hampton Inn Melbourne-Viera

Refresh and recharge at the Hampton Inn Melbourne hotel. This centrally located hotel is minutes from local golf courses, the Brevard Zoo, the beach and the Indian River Lagoon where you can try canoeing or kayaking.

A room at the Hampton Inn Melbourne-Viera
Radisson Suite Hotel Oceanfront

Escape to the fun and sun at the Radisson Suite Hotel Oceanfront. Just steps from the widest beach in Florida, the hotel offers gorgeous ocean views and convenient amenities like free Wi-Fi, a fitness center, a heated pool and beach equipment rentals. 

A mom and daughter on the balcony looking at the beach from the balcony at the Radisson Suite Hotel Oceanfront in Melbourne Beach, FL
Doubletree Suites by Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront

The DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Melbourne Beach Oceanfront offers their guests a Florida beach vacation in a resort-style setting. Swim in the surf, or admire the ocean from their expanded sundeck surrounding a heated outdoor swimming pool and whirlpool. Jog the beach, or work out in their well-equipped 24-hour fitness center. 

A view of the ocean from the pool area at the Doubletree Suites by Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront
Squid Lips

Treat yourself to Squid Lips Bar & Grill Melbourne’s mouthwatering menu that appeals to people with all types of tastes buds. Their staff consistently delivers quality food and provides friendly and attentive service in a unique and casual atmosphere with a beautiful view.

Enjoying a drink on the sand at Squid Lips in Melbourne, FL
Matt's Casbah

Open for lunch, brunch and dinner, Matt’s Casbah offers indoor and outdoor seating and an innovative menu. From sushi to seafood, gluten-free options and burgers, there’s something that delights everyone’s palate here. 

Food from Matt's Casbah
Meg O'Malley's Irish Pub

This authentic Irish Pub nestled in Historic Downtown Melbourne offers a variety of authentic Irish food and beverages. Stop in for a pint, grab a bite to eat and stay for the friends you make. 

Two couple enjoy drinks and food at Meg O'Malley's in Downtown Melbourne
Long Dogger's

Good food and great fun in a totally casual environment! Eat inside and experience the surf shop atmosphere or eat outside to enjoy the great Florida weather.

Hot dogs and more at Long Dogger's in Melbourne, FL
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Vacation Planner for Florida’s Space Coast

The official Space Coast Vacation Planner Guide is now available. There are two ways to get yours: